Free the U.N. 2
Circa 1980
17.5 in HIGH x 11.5 in WIDE
(44.45 cm HIGH x 29.21 cm WIDE)
All Of Us Or None Archive. Gift of the Rossman Family.

Free the U.N. 2 / April 30, 1980--Red paint flew in the United Nations covering the U.S. and Soviet ambassadors--targetting the U.S. and USSR alike as imperilist superpowers heading for world war. The cry of "Down with U.S.-Soviet war moves! Our flag is red, not red, white and blue! On to May Day!"--signalling May 1st 1980--echoed through this international den of intruigue as the red flag of revolution waved in the faces of these diplomatic vultures. This powerful political statement brought joy to millions around the world, and the superpowers are out for bloodl. Now, the UN2--Stephen Yip and Glenn Gan--face serious charges, 2 counts of felony conspiracy and one count of felony assault each, charges which carry a possible 14 years in prioson. Why? These men are being charged 3 times for the "crime" of explosing the biggest criminals in the world and their plans to incinerate hundreds of millions in world war. The imperialist plot to railroad the UN2 must be stopped--join the political defense of the UN2! Sign and circulate the statement of support! Send donations for defense fund now! / Contact: Revolution Books, 16 E. 18th St., / New York, NY 10003, 212-243-8638; or the National May Day Committee, / Box 12039, Detroit, MI 48212, 313-893-8350. / Glenn Gan / Stephen Yip / Long Live May 1st!

Poster describing an incident in 1980 where two people threw red paint at the U.S. and Soviet ambassadors at the United Nations. The poster is in support of the two people, who were charged with crimes with possible long jail sentences. At top right is a photograph of the two ambassadors with splattered red paint on top. At bottom left is a drawing of Glenn Gan and Stephen Yip.
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